IndigeNews: Oct. 13 – 17, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend, the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Meaning: Fall

In the News

  1. Acclaimed Mi’kmaw filmmaker Jeff Barnaby dead at 46 CBC News
  2. Halifax airport features Mi’kmaw artist’s work in new installation CBC News
  3. Indigenous artists receive Governor General award for contributions APTN News
  4. ‘Very paternalistic’: National chief voices concerns with proposed reconciliation councilCBC News
  5. Criminal investigations related to unmarked graves will be under police jurisdiction: LamettiAPTN News
  6. Wounded Knee Massacre artifacts — once touted as ‘a curiosity’ — returned to Lakota SiouxCBC Radio
  7. Canadian Federation of Library Associations Calls for the Release of all Outstanding Residential School Records
  8. RCMP investigate after search of western Manitoba residential school site discovers possible unmarked graves – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. FSIN blasts Premier Moe’s policy paperSask Today
  2. First Nations lawsuit aims to protect traditional landsTimmins Today
  3. Indigenous Rights in One Minute: What Are Treaties?First Peoples Law
  4. MMIWG class action against feds ‘far beyond money’, says lawyerAPTN News
  5. Saskatchewan premier overstepping his authority over land rights: FSIN – APTN News
  6. B.C. parents launch court action over rejection of baby’s Indigenous nameGlobal News
  7. Blackfoot confederacy files human rights complaint against Indigenous services APTN News
  8. Millbrook First Nation councillor fighting cannabis charge on constitutional groundsAPTN News
  9. Matawa chiefs support ‘historic lawsuit’ launched by three Treaty 9 First NationsTimmins News
  10. Public safety minister to visit James Smith Cree Nation, discuss First Nations policing APTN News
  11. Sask. premier’s white paper ignores Indigenous resource rights, say First Nations leader, academic CBC News
  12. First Nations leaders want changes to on-reserve justice as fly-in courts resume in northern Ontario CBC News
  13. Whitecap Dakota Nation votes to become first self-governing Indigenous nation in Saskatchewan – Global News
  14. Chief Maracle wants to see partial settlement process used as land claims template moving forward YGK News
  15. NDP calls on Trudeau government to make Indigenous sensitivity training mandatory for civil servantsAPTN News
  16. Poundmaker Cree Nation leaves FSIN, will leave AFN, to ‘protect treaty rights’ independentlySaskatoon StarPhoenix

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Interlake First Nations leaders call new $15M fund connected to flood channel ‘a slap in the face’CBC News
  2. BC Assembly of First Nations launching new Centre of Excellence in First Nations Economic DevelopmentMy Prince George Now

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Film industry loses ‘visionary’ Mi’gmaw filmmaker Jeff BarnabyAPTN News
  2. We’koqma’q First Nation helps keep tradition alive with ribbon skirt bankCBC News
  3. Report from association provides road map to decolonizing
  4. Inuit carver North of 60 hoping to literally set traditional knowledge in stone APTN News
  5. ‘Timeless’ 1960s Elsipogtog craft work featured in new book and documentary CBC News
  6. `No one is really taking care of us’: Little progress made on improving Inuit housingAPTN News
  7. Federal, provincial governments announce $33.1M investment for Métis Nation Heritage CentreCBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Record year for sockeye salmon returning to OkanaganTimes Chronicle
  2. B.C. First Nations seek action on sturgeon deaths, after court blamed declines on damToronto Star
  3. Ojibwe horses are endangered, but a few Canadian ranches are determined to keep them aliveCBC News

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq – Thank you, All My Relations

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